Upmarket and boutique retail businesses always need that special touch of class that differentiates them from everyday retail businesses. Natural stone floor tiles can certainly help to add class, and if extended onto feature walls they can have a dramatic effect. When shoppers walk in, the atmosphere created by natural stone will help to make them feel special, and if your customer service is spot on, they will have a shopping experience they will want to come back to – and that’s what makes a retail business successful.
Natural stone retail flooring tiles can be easy to maintain, easy to keep clean, and outlast many other forms of flooring, particularly carpets and linoleum. Natural stone tiles can be smooth and glossy, or textured and natural looking. They come in a wide range of colors, making it easy to coordinate your retail space. Natural stone tiles will generally handle traffic very well, an important consideration in any retail flooring planning.
When it comes to upmarket and boutique businesses, it’s all about reputation, and the store’s overall ambiance is an important part of that reputation. If a customer feels your retail business looks tacky, that’s the message they’ll deliver to their friends, and that’s the message that will spring to mind the next time they go shopping. You’ll never be accused of being ‘tacky’ if you make the right choice in natural stone floor tiles.
The well-trained and experienced tile experts at Éco Dépôt will walk you through the process of selecting the right tiles for your flooring, and help you through the design process including ensuring you plan for the right number of tiles. We stock a wide range of natural stone retail flooring tiles, particularly granite and slate, that are well suited to retail flooring.